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Gorillas burp when they are happy!
7/19/2017 8:19 AM
Plastic flamingos outnumber real flamingos in the United States.
7/19/2017 8:18 AM
Vitamin C
Strawberries have more Vitamin C than oranges!
7/19/2017 8:16 AM
One-Syllable State
Maine is the only state that has a one syllable name.
7/19/2017 8:13 AM
The Better to Hear You!
Cats have 32 muscles in each ear!
7/19/2017 8:14 AM
Peachy nuts?
The almond is a member of the peach family!
7/19/2017 8:14 AM
Shrimp Beats!
The head of a shrimp contains its heart!
7/19/2017 8:14 AM
Cold Rubberbands
To make rubberbands last longer, put them in the refrigerator.
7/19/2017 8:14 AM
Jumping Elephants!To learn why, click the link.
No, they can't! Elephants are the only animals that cannot jump!
5/12/2017 2:38 PM
Crocodiles!To learn why, click this link.
A crocodile cannot stick out its tongue!
5/12/2017 2:38 PM
Floating Rocks!
Pumice, a volcanic rock, floats on water.
4/3/2017 1:50 PM
Make change for $1.00
There are 293 ways to make change for one dollar. Can you list all of them?
5/12/2017 2:42 PM
Blue Whales
The blue whale weighs as much as thirty elephants and is as long as three Greyhound buses.
4/3/2017 1:43 PM
Male rabbits are called “bucks” and female rabbits are called “does.”
5/25/2017 6:38 AM
For every human in the world there are one million ants.
4/3/2017 1:40 PM
Roar Like an Ostrich!
The dominant male ostrich will roar as a warning call which can be mistaken for a lion's roar.
4/3/2017 1:37 PM
Cleopatra-Queen of Egypt
Cleopatra was 18 years old when she became the Queen of Egypt.
4/3/2017 2:15 PM
Female Pitcher in the Little League
Mo’ne Ikea Davis (2001– ) from Pennsylvania became the first female to win a Little League World Series baseball game in 2014.
11/17/2016 2:24 PM
Wright's First Flight
On December 17, 1903, Orville Wright flew the first powered airplane flight 20 feet above a North Carolina beach that lasted 12 seconds and covered a distance of 120 feet.
11/17/2016 2:25 PM
How Much?
The average person produces over 25,000 quarts of SPIT during a lifetime, which is enought to fill TWO swimming pools!
11/17/2016 1:57 PM
Fear of What?
Pteronophobia is the fear of feathers or the fear of being tickled by feathers!
11/17/2016 1:57 PM
Go Batty!To learn more about bats...
A single little brown bat (myotis) can eat up to 1000 mosquitoes in a single hour, and is one of the world's longest-lived mammals for its size, with life spans of almost 40 years.
2/5/2016 10:26 AM
Mighty Feet!
Both of your feet contain about 25% of the bones in your body!
2/5/2016 10:22 AM
Write on!
The average pencil will write a line about 35 miles long, or write approximately 50,000 English words.
2/5/2016 10:20 AM
Bone Loss!
When you are born, you have 300 bones. However, when you reach adulthood, you have 206 bones.
2/5/2016 10:18 AM
January, the first month of the year is named after the Roman god, Janus.
1/4/2016 11:06 AM
Sweet PotatoTo learn more...
Sweet Potato ranks number one in nutrition of all of the vegetables in the entire world.  It contains fiber, vitamins A and C, iron, calcium, protein, and complex carbohydrates.
11/19/2015 8:04 AM
Antarctica is the only continent without a McDonald's restaurant.
11/18/2015 9:19 AM
How Many Seconds in a Year?
There are 31,536,000 seconds in a normal year (non leap year). Check it out by doing the math!
11/18/2015 9:19 AM
High-Speed SneezesTo
The myth that sneezes travel at 100 mph has been busted. They travel about 40 mph.
11/18/2015 9:19 AM
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